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Professor Goldstein Writes Opinion Piece on Governmental Continuity
July 6, 2010

Professor Joel Goldstein's opinion piece on the gaps in governmental continuity and the 25th Amendment appeared on

Professor Goldstein on the Significance of V.P. Biden after Gen. McChrystal Fired
June 30, 2010

In an opinion piece for today's Politico blog, Professor Joel Goldstein writes about the significance of the vice president’s role in the Obama administration after Gen. Stanley McChrystal was fired, due in part to his insubordinate comments about Vice President Joe Biden.

Professor Salsich Speaks on Lawsuit over Changes to City Residency Requirements
June 28, 2010

Professor Peter Salsich was interviewed by St. Louis Public Radio about the city's lawsuit over changes to residency requirements for firefighters.

Professor Needham Interviewed about Law Practice Regulation in Financial Reform Bill
June 3, 2010

Professor Carol A. Needham's views on the proposed congressional legislation intended to reform financial products and services are quoted in the recent American Bar Association article ABA & Others Object to Sweeping Law Practice Regulation in Financial Reform Bill .

Professor Goldstein referenced in "Sestak Scandal is Business As Usual"
May 27, 2010

Joel Goldstein spoke to the Huffington Post about the Obama administration's offer of a job to Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Penn) in exchange for him not entering the Pennsylvania Senate primary.

Professor Goldman participates in Legal Roundtable
May 24, 2010

Roger Goldman participated in a panel discussion on KWMU-FM (NPR-St.Louis) on several legal topics, including the selection process for the U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

Local Knowledge Lost with Uniform Bar
May 23, 2010

Chad Flanders wrote an opinion piece for Missouri Lawyers Weekly on the state's new uniform bar exam.

What Do Sex Offenders and Health-Care Reform Have in Common?
May 19, 2010

Roger Goldman spoke to The Beacon about two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.

Senators Raise the Question of Judicial Experience, but Answers Vary
May 13, 2010

Joel Goldstein was interviewed by Congressional Quarterly Today about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's lack of judicial experience.

If Confirmed, Kagan Would Give Women on Court 'Critical Mass'
May 11, 2010

Roger Goldman and Joel Goldstein were interviewed by The Beacon about the “critical mass” of women on the U.S. Supreme Court if nominee Elena Kagan is confirmed.

Elena Kagan Selected for Supreme Court
May 11, 2010

Roger Goldman spoke to Missouri Lawyers Weekly about President Obama’s nominee for U.S. Supreme Court.

Chunks out of the Wall Separating Church and State
April 30, 2010

Professor Chad Flanders spoke to The Beacon about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on the constitutionality of a Latin cross erected on once public land in the Mojave Desert.

Arizona’s Immigration Law
April 26, 2010

John Ammann was interviewed on KTRS-AM about Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration measure.

Muskie’s View of Earth Day
April 22, 2010

Joel Goldstein’s article in The Beacon on environmentalist Edmund S. Muskie highlights Muskie’s views that citizens should use the political and legal system to press for environmental changes.

Taking the 10th
April 19, 2010

Professor Alan Howard spoke to Missouri Lawyers Weekly about the effect and interpretation of the 10th Amendment.

A Distinguished Race
April 14, 2010

Professor Eric Miller was interviewed by BBC World radio about the history of race in America.

St. Louis Beacon
April 9, 2010

Professor Joel Goldstein was quoted in The St. Louis Beacon on the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

Testing Drug Courts
April 4, 2010

Eric Miller was interviewed by Missouri Lawyers Weekly about the validity of drug courts.

Inside Counsel
April 1, 2010

Marcia L. McCormick was interviewed for the April edition of Inside Counsel about guidelines for avoiding gender stereotyping claims.

St. Louis Beacon
March 23, 2010

Professors Joel K. Goldstein and Roger L. Goldman were quoted in the St. Louis Beaconabout the constitutionality of the new health care reform law.

West Virginia Public Radio
March 19, 2010

Professor Sidney D. Watson was featured on West Virginia Public Radio regarding a lecture she gave on the lack of health care access in rural areas.

American Medical News
March 8, 2010

The American Medical News spoke to Professor Thomas L. Greaney about highly concentrated insurance markets.

Missouri Lawyers Media
March 7, 2010

Professor Roger L. Goldman, a nationally-known police licensing expert, was called upon by Missouri Lawyers Media to discuss St. Louis County's recent targeting of unlicensed police officers.

Columbia Missourian
March 5, 2010

In a story for the Columbia Missourian, Professor Eric J. Miller was interviewed about the legal ramifications of a hate crime that recently occurred in Columbia, MO.

V.P. Has Close Proximity to President
February 28, 2010

Professor Joel K. Goldstein was quoted in about how U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden's office is located (literally) around the corner from the Oval Office.

Health Care Reform Summit
February 26, 2010

Professor Sidney Watson was interviewed by the St. Louis Beacon for an article about the recent health care summit in Washington, D.C.

Scholars Urge Passage of Health Care Reform
February 26, 2010

Professor Thomas L. Greaney, along with other members of academia, signed a letter to Congressional leaders urging the passage of health care reform, which was subsequently published by the New York Times.

The Biden-Cheney Comparisons Continue
February 24, 2010

Professor Joel Goldstein was interviewed by about how Vice President Joe Biden has been very open with disclosing personal records with federal agencies, unlike his predecessor Dick Cheney.

Biden vs. Cheney
February 18, 2010

Professor Joel Goldstein was interviewed by WDEL-1150 A.M. (Delaware) about Joe Biden and Dick Cheney's "virtual debate" during recent appearances by both on the Sunday morning political talk show circuit.

Judges Should Not Be Elected
February 16, 2010

A proposed constitutional amendment threatens to replace the "Missouri Plan," the process by which judges are nominated and appointed by the governor, in favor of requiring all judges to be voted into office. Professors Chad Flanders and Matthew Hall penned an editorial for the St. Louis Beacon in which they defend keeping the Missouri Plan intact.